Metroweb, the dark fiber targeted by Enel

On 7 May the Italian State-controlled utility company Enel has reportedly made an offer for Metroweb, a Milan-based fiber-optic network company. From Enel’s point of view, the acquisition of Metroweb would represent a significant step in its plan to to roll out a widespread high-speed Internet network in Italy.  What is Metroweb?  Founded in 1997 and headquartered in […]

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Venezuela’s big challenge

Shortages, high level of inflation and uncertain living standards are the linking features that characterize both the current situation in Venezuela and the specular one in Zimbabwe fifteen years ago. The country started experiencing hyperinflation from 2000, when discrepancies between the official currency rate and the black market rate arose, which continued to grow at […]

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FinTech Market Debugging

Long before the Nobel Prize Committee acknowledged his insights into economics and trade, Paul Krugman made a hasty forecast about Information Technology: “As the rate of technological change in computing slows, the number of jobs for IT specialists will decelerate, then actually turn down; ten years from now, the phrase information economy will sound silly.” […]

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Venture Capital in Vietnam

The goal of this article is to represent the main framework of venture capital funds and specific target location – Viet Nam, where has some actual major innovations for business since early mid-2016. Venture capital firms (VCs) are limited partnerships that specialize in raising money to invest in private equity of young firms that have […]

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